Picking the moment when the Who peaked is tough. Was 1969’s Tommy their transcendent moment? Maybe the emotionally complex Quadrophenia is your pick. Regardless, I think we can all agree it wasn’t […]
This record is my peanut butter cup: My favorite Who song on my favorite Pete Townshend album
Collect a band’s records long enough and you’ll eventually run out of records to collect.
I’ve never visited a Hall of Fame, but I’d like to. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame would be first on my itinerary, but I suspect that I’d be disappointed. I’ve […]
Who Are You is the last essential Who album. Don’t get me wrong: It’s Hard has some good stuff on it, and Face Dances is–well, it’s Face Dances. Endless Wire, released in […]
Every fall a bunch of people with more money than sense converge on
Are you surprised that there are so many rock and roll whiskey songs?
My daughter can’t stand live recordings of her favorite songs. For her, it’s studio versions or bust.
The Who’s fourth American album was an odds and sods release that oddly wasn’t titled Odds & Sods. The band wouldn’t use that album title until 1974, but back in ’68 The […]
The Who’s Who’s Next bears one of the most iconic album covers of all time. This isn’t it.